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Harry is the author of Banks on Sentence: the definitive sentencing guide, having taken over from Robert Banks in 2019. Harry is a practising criminal barrister who is regularly instructed to prosecute and defend in London and the South Eastern Circuit. He is a member of the CPS advocates panel at grade 2.

Before coming to the Bar, Harry worked at the Law Commission of England and Wales as a research assistant assigned to the Sentencing Code project. Harry has worked for several years as a legal researcher for Blackstone’s Criminal Practice and was a contributing author on the 2017 edition of Miller on Contempt of Court.

Allison is a former partner of Shoosmiths, with extensive experience of legal management and practice compliance.

Market Tracker is a unique service for corporate lawyers housed within Lexis®PSL Corporate. It features a powerful transaction data analysis tool for accessing, analysing and comparing the specific features of corporate transactions, with a comprehensive and searchable library of deal documentation across 14 different deal types. The Market Tracker product also includes news and analysis of key corporate deals and activity and in-depth analysis of recent trends in corporate transactions. 

Zosia is the Events Marketing Executive at LexisNexis UK. Working closely with all segments across the marketing team she helps deliver high quality event experiences for our customers. 

Melanie is a financial services lawyer and heads up the LexisPSL Financial Services team at LexisNexis UK.  The LexisPSL Financial Services module covers all of the latest developments in financial services regulation and is a key resource for financial services lawyers. Melanie previously worked in private practice at DLA Piper UK LLP and Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP and in-house at Morgan Stanley.

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